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Rhode Island Engineering Job Internships through RIDOT

Posted on March 4, 2009

Students interested in a future Rhode Island engineering job may want to take advantage of the fact that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation is hiring interns.

RIDOT is currently looking for summer interns interested in engineering an transportation. Those selected for internships will have the opportunity to work alongside professionals in audit; computer information systems; construction; environmental protection; highway, traffic and bridge design; historic preservation; landscaping; legal services; materials; planning and public affairs.

“RIDOT’s internship program is one that can open many doors,” RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis said in a press release. “A summer here can lead to a promising career in engineering, design, computer science or even public affairs.”

The department is specifically looking for college students who are in good academic standing. Internships will take place from May through September and pay $9 to $13 per hour depending on experience and academic standing. Applications are available in Providence and at maintenance offices located throughout the state.

Applications should include a letter of interest detailing the applicant’s education and work experience, a statement of the applicant’s career plans and an official copy of the applicant’s latest academic transcript. The deadline for applications is April 17, 2009.

Applications should be mailed to: Rhode Island Department of Transportation Summer College Student Employment Program, Human Resources Service Center, Two Capitol Hill, Room 214, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903-1124.

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